Lentil & Tofu Meatballs
Lentil & Tofu Meatballs
Try out this quick and healthy meatball recipe by Zoe Bingley-Pullin.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Frying
  • Cooking Time 10 minutes
  • Yield 4 to 6 servings
As seen on Good Chef Bad Chef
Ingredients
  • 300 grams of hard tofu
  • ½ cup almond meal
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 cup brown lentils, drained and rinsed
  • 1 – 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 4 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cos lettuce, separated into cups
  • Green tahini:
  • 1 bunch parsley, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons tahini paste
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Method
  1. In a food processor add the tofu, onion and garlic and blend till course. In a large mixing bowl mix together the remaining ingredients with the tofu and roll into medium sized balls.
  2. Heat olive oil over medium-heat in a frying pan, add meatballs to the pan, cooking on each side until cooked through.
  3. To make the tahini, combine all ingredients in a food processor until smooth.
  4. Serve in lettuce cups with a green tahini drizzle.

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